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King Midas is popularly remembered in Greek mythology for his ability to turn everything he touched into gold.
Same as King Midas, this plugin will give your website the gift of turning daily visitors count into cash, by using the Envato Affiliate Marketing System!
Envato Affiliate moved to Impact Radius. Is this plugin affected?No, the plugin will continue to fully work, but earnings will show up in Impact Radius, instead of the Envato account.
What Can You Do With This Plugin?Hand of Midas – Envato Affiliate Money Generator Plugin is a breaking edge referral affiliate autoblogging plugin that uses the Envato Market API to turn your website into a money making machine!
You can automatically generate post with your referral links based on a set of predefined rules. These rules can generate posts from:
- Latest items from: CodeCanyon, ThemeForest, AudioJungle, VideoHive, GraphicRiver, PhotoDune or 3DOcean (including their subcategories)
- Latest items from a specific user (based on user name)
- Popular items from Envato Marketplaces
- Featured items from Envato Marketplaces
- Random items from Envato Marketplaces
- Manual items by item ID
- Search Items by Keywords (v1.5 update)
- Grouped post generation (more items in one post) ex post title: “Check out these 5 cool plugins from Envato Marketplace!
- v3.3 update – Support for old ref=username affiliate links was deactivated (Envato will remove support for these links in October 2019) – pleas check this tutorial video that will help in making the required configuration changes
- v1.6 update – Google Translate support – select the language in which you want to post your articles
- v1.6 update – Text Spinner support – automatically modify generated text, changing words with their synonyms – great SEO value!
- customizable generated post status (published, draft, pending, private, trash)
- automatically generate post categories or tags from marketplace items
- manually add post categories or tags to items
- generate post or page
- automatically generate a featured image for the post
- enable/disable comments for the generated post
- filter imported items by min/max price, min rating, upload date
- custom sort and order search results
- automatically import existing comments from the Envato Marketplace item at post generation or manually import comments at user request
- customize post title and content (with the included wide variety of relevant post shortcodes)
- link hiding using Bitly link shortener
- usage of custom link shortener from here (monetizable): link
- automatically update generated posts
- ‘Keyword Replacer Tool’ – It’s purpose is to define keywords that are substituted automatically with your affiliate links, anywhere they appear in the content of your site. For example, you can define a keyword ‘codecanyon’ and have it substituted by a link to http://www.codecanyon.net/?ref=user_name anywhere it appears in your site’s content.
- ‘Random Sentence Generator Tool’ (relevant sentences – as you define them)
- detailed plugin activity logging
- add referral ref=’username’ to all Envato related links in post content
- scheduled rule runs
- Maximum/minimum title length post limitation
- Maximum/minimum title length post limitation
- Maximum/minimum content length post limitation
- Add post only if predefined required keywords found in title/content
- Add post only if predefined banned keywords are not found in the title/content
ShortcodesYou can use 4 types of shortcodes:
- The first will include an Envato Style Item Thumbnail with mouse-over popup with image, item name, item author name, price and category.
- The second will generate an Envato Style card for an item (the first thing you see in the Envato Marketplace item screen – the one that has the item image and description – see live preview for details)
- The third one will include all relevant information about an item
- The fourth one will include all relevant information about an author
Testing this plugin
- You can test the plugin’s functionality using the ‘Test Site Generator’. Here you can try the plugin’s full functionality. Note that the generated testing blog will be deleted automatically after 24 hours.
PHP DOM -> how to install it (if you don’t have it, but probably you already have it): http://php.net/manual/en/dom.setup.php
Need support?Please check our knowledge base, it may have the answer to your question or a solution for your issue. If not, just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will respond as soon as I can.
Changelog:Version 1.0 Release Date 2017-01-30
First version released!Version 1.1 Release Date 2017-02-02
Added 3d preview button to 3DOcean items that support it Added manual 'Comment Import' button for every generated post Added rule running timeout manual setting support Minor fixes and enhancementsVersion 1.2 Release Date 2017-02-03
Added WordPress Multisite supportVersion 1.3 Release Date 2017-02-04
Improved control panel GUIVersion 1.4 Release Date 2017-02-10
Reworked rule settings interface -> now every rule has it's own advanced settings panel Added post creation date meta data Improved keyword replacer -> now it can add links, replace keywords or both Added the ability to disable pingbacks/trackbacks for generated posts Added the ability to set post format for generated posts Added the ability to send rule running log in email Minor fixes and enhancementsVersion 1.5 Release Date 2017-02-11
Added the ability (new rule type) to search Envato Marketplaces and to import items based on search result!Version 1.6 Release Date 2017-02-13
Google Translate support added - choose the language of the generated articles! Text Spinner support added (automatically modify words in generated text with synonyms, great SEO value!) - 3 available options: 'The Best Spinner' (paid), 'WikiSynonyms' (free) and 'FreeThesaurus' (free)Version 1.7 Release Date 2017-02-14
Maximum/minimum title length post limitation added Maximum/minimum content length post limitation added Add post only if predefined required keywords found in title/content Add post only if predefined banned keywords are not found in the title/content Minor fixes and enhancementsVersion 1.8 Release Date 2017-02-16
Shortcodes fix - added missing link to thumbnail Added fallback method if file_get_contents fails - fixes a recently reported problem Fixed rules running flags issuesVersion 1.9 Release Date 2017-02-17
Added social share buttons shortcodes Added option to add social buttons automatically to item preview Improved CSS, mostly of buttons Fix: allow html and shortcodes in post content settingsVersion 2.0 Release Date 2017-02-22
Fixed plugin auto-updating process Some minor fixes and enhancementsVersion 2.1 Release Date 2017-03-07
Added the ability to disable the Google Translate popup on translated text Minor fixes and enhancementsVersion 2.2 Release Date 2017-03-12
Added a built in text spinning method Minor fixes and enhancementsVersion 2.3 Release Date 2017-03-25
Added the ability to resize featured image to desired sizes Minor fixes and improvementsVersion 2.4 Release Date 2017-03-31
Added support for custom post type generationVersion 2.5 Release Date 2017-04-04
Major performance improvementsVersion 2.6 Release Date 2017-04-29
Some fixes for some themes Visual fixes for rule runningVersion 2.7 Release Date 2017-06-12
Fixed some issues Plugin running more smoothlyVersion 2.8 Release Date 2017-06-28
Added WooCommerce product supportVersion 2.9 Release Date 2017-06-29
Fixed an issue with Google TranslateVersion 3.0 Release Date 2017-08-10
Major performance improvement Rewritten some plugin components for better compatibility Added the ability to change button color Added the ability to search for multiple keywords in keywords search Minor fixes and improvementsVersion 3.0.1 Release Date 2017-08-11
Added the ability to center images in posts Minor fixes and improvementsVersion 3.0.2 Release Date 2017-08-12
Fixed live preview links Added the ability to remove WordPress's default category Other minor fixesVersion 3.0.3 Release Date 2017-08-22
Some minor fixesVersion 3.0.4 Release Date 2017-08-24
Added the ability to replace wp_cron with cronVersion 3.0.5 Release Date 2017-09-27
Issues fixedVersion 3.0.6 Release Date 2017-09-28
Comments will also be spinned/translatedVersion 3.0.7 Release Date 2017-11-07
BugfixesVersion 3.0.8 Release Date 2018-01-16
Added SpinRewriter and WordAI for text spinningVersion 3.0.9 Release Date 2018-02-05
Added the ability to continuously import posts at rule runsVersion 3.1.0 Release Date 2018-02-05
Updated 'Item Search' importing with more parametersVersion 3.1.1 Release Date 2018-03-19
Added the ability to limit word count for imported content Added the ability to add custom meta to posts Added the ability to add custom taxonomies to postsVersion 3.1.2 Release Date 2018-04-02
Added the ability to spin/translate only content imported from Envato MarketplacesVersion 3.1.3 Release Date 2018-04-04
Fixed issue with custom taxonomy generationVersion 3.1.4 Release Date 2018-04-05
Added the ability to change the 'Read More' button text Added the ability to strip a percentage of generated post contentVersion 3.1.5 Release Date 2018-06-07
Added the ability to strip images from generated post's contentVersion 3.1.6 Release Date 2018-06-18
Replaced Goo.gl URL shortener with BitlyVersion 3.1.7 Release Date 2018-06-24
Added the ability to use a custom link shortener Added/ modified some more featuresVersion 3.2.0 Release Date 2018-11-13
Update for the plugin to match latest Envato API changes and deprecations Plugin uses new API versionVersion 3.2.1 Release Date 2018-11-22
BugfixesVersion 3.2.2 Release Date 2018-12-07
Added the ability to limit item description word count for combined items Added the ability to keep original links after translationVersion 3.2.3 Release Date 2018-12-16
Added nested importing support - import mixed content into a single post, from multiple plugins created by CodeRevolutionVersion 3.2.4 Release Date 2018-12-17
Fixed comment importing Fixed latest item importingVersion 3.2.5 Release Date 2019-01-16
Added Gutenberg block supportVersion 3.2.6 Release Date 2019-04-19
Security updateVersion 3.2.7 Release Date 2019-04-23
Updated the plugin to match latest Envato changesVersion 3.2.8 Release Date 2019-05-08
Added full Impact Radius affiliate link / tracking supportVersion 3.2.9 Release Date 2019-06-28
Import more info from itemsVersion 3.3.0 Release Date 2019-08-28
Removed old ref=username affiliate system, because Envato will deactivate it in October 2019Version 3.3.1 Release Date 2019-11-13
Fixed incompatibility with some themesVersion 3.3.2 Release Date 2019-11-15
WordPress 5.3 compatibility updateVersion 3.3.3 Release Date 2020-05-11
New features added for content templates Bugfix updateVersion 3.3.4 Release Date 2020-08-05
WordPress 5.5 compatibility updateVersion 3.3.5 Release Date 2020-12-02
Fixed lazy loaded images imported from Marketplaces - now displaying correctlyVersion 3.3.6 Release Date 2021-01-16
PHP 8 compatibility updateVersion 3.3.7 Release Date 2021-02-16
Fixed issue with post custom meta field value assignationVersion 3.3.8 Release Date 2022-04-20
Fixed Google Translator problem caused by a recent Google API update
Are you already a customer?If you already bought this and you have tried it out, please contact me in the item’s comment section and give me feedback, so I can make it a better WordPress plugin!
Future Update Plans
- New Rule: ‘Import More Items Like This’ – specified by item ID
- New Rule: ‘Import Items from a Collection’ – specified by collection ID
- And more new features to come!
WordPress 6.1 and PHP 8.1 Tested!
Do you like our work and want more of it? Check out this plugin bundle!